SloveniaNovember 2, 2016 in Slovenia
I woke up feeling the ship slowing as we began to back into the port of Koper. We had scheduled a short bus tour for the afternoon, so we had a relaxed morning on board that included a visit to the medical center to check on Mom's knee. After lunch, Dad, Kathryn and I disembarked and boarded a bus that took us south along the coast. Our guide told us that her grandparents lived in the same village for their entire lives. They have been citizens of four different countries in their lifetimes due to the changes in government: Italy, Austria-Hungary, Yugoslavia, and now Slovenia.
We were dropped off in the small coastal town of Piran, where we enjoyed the old town and square as we searched for a wine bar and a restroom. With those missions accomplished, it was time to hop aboard the next bus and return to our ship in time for afternoon tea and a brief rest before the captain's party at 5:45.Read more